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Al-Shabab claims killing 61 in attack on base in Somalia

Al-Shabab claims killing 61 in attack on base in Somalia

Last month it claimed its first suicide bombing, killing at least five people in the port town of Bossaso. Puntland military retook the town, which Bari region Governor Yusuf Mohamed told Reuters ea...

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N. Korea fires multiple anti-ship missiles into sea, military says

N. Korea fires multiple anti-ship missiles into sea, military says

The test comes despite the extension of United Nations sanctions less than a week ago and continued diplomatic pressure on the North Koreans to end their nuclear and missile programmes. The elements...

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Gulf crisis not to affect Qatar's LNG and oil exports

It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar and any resulting diplomatic fallout might affect the USA military presence in Qatar, where there are roughly 10,000 American troops and a major US b...

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On eve of election, May tries to put focus back on Brexit

May has also attempted to treat the election as a coronation, turning down most interviews, making only staged public appearances, and even refusing to participate in a televised debate between part...

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Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April

Saudi Arabia and other countries in the region have long had disputes with Qatar, but the rivalry intensified earlier this week when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates said t...

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Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

Migrant CARE executive director Wahyu Susilo said the crisis would sooner or later make an impact on the presence and safety of Indonesian migrant workers in the region. 1939 - Oil is discovered in Qa...

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Appeals court blocks Trump's revised travel ban

Due to a time lag in the amended order, the second ban was never implemented as it was blocked just hours before it was due to come into effect. "Simply because a decision maker made the statements...

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Malaysian anti-graft officials conduct corruption probe at Felda Global HQ

Malaysian anti-graft officials conduct corruption probe at Felda Global HQ

At 10am today, 25 anti-graft officers from the MACC - clad in their full uniform - showed up at FGV's headquarter, which is a stone's throw away from the Petronas Twin Towers. Asked to comment on the ...

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Gunshots reported inside parliament, Iman Khomeini shrine

Initial reports from Iranian authorities said at least four attackers struck parliament, perhaps dressed as women to evade security. The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has condemned the twin ex...

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Cong instigating, politicising MP farmers' stir: Naidu

Cong instigating, politicising MP farmers' stir: Naidu

The agitation that began with protestors blocking roads and spilling milk and other farm products on the roads, intensified after RSS affiliated outfits called off their agitation following talks with...

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Conservatives Have 7-point Edge In YouGov's Final UK Election Projection

Who can vote in a general election? . Since then Britain has seen two significant terror attacks, and many Britons are up in arms because, much like the recent French election, it has become a chan...

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S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

The launches Thursday were North Korea's fourth missile test in as many weeks as the country continues to speed up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles. North Korea's weapons tests are mean...

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Third London attacker named amid anger over security flaws

Italian national Youssef Zaghba , 22, identified as the third man shot dead by police officers during the attack on London is seen on right with Khuram Shazad Butt on left and Rachid Redouane. May ...

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Oman and Qatar Condemn Terrorist Attacks against Iran

Iran has also been helping to battle IS in Iraq, which sent its condolences. Another voice repeats the same words. Despite unconfirmed reports of a hostage situation, state television said parliament ...

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Kuwait attempts to ease tensions as Arab states freeze out Qatar

Authorities and telecommunications companies did not provide further details. Also, Qatar has been barred from the Saudi-led combination fighting in Yemen , as per CNBC. "I certainly never had to face...

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Oil prices plunge to one-month low after U.S. stocks rise

Gasoline stockpiles also climbed by 3.3 million barrels, while distillate stockpiles were up 4.4 million barrels last week, according to the EIA. Market analysts' expected a crude-stock decline of 3...

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UK Labour Party Leader Corbyn Votes at Snap General Elections

Obviously the two bad terror attacks have been something that nobody wants to see taking place at any time, including during an election campaign. May says the Conservatives will build a "stronger, ...

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MI5 was warned attacker Youssef Zaghba 'wanted to be a terrorist'

On Tuesday, Transport for London , which runs the city's public transit system, confirmed that Butt had worked for the London Underground "for just under six months as a trainee customer services a...

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Redistricting session to begin, but will it be a short run?

Redistricting session to begin, but will it be a short run?

In a surprise move, Governor Roy Cooper , Wednesday, invoked his constitutional authority to call the NC General Assembly into special session to redraw North Carolina's legislative districts. The ...

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World Cup six-pointer for Saudis, Socceroos in Adelaide

In football it's about a chain. Evening everyone, thanks for joining me for tonight's crunch qualifying clash between the Socceroos and Saudi Arabia - or "Soccerooabia", as the portmanteau-obsesse...

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Fox cancels 24 Legacy after its first season

Fox cancels 24 Legacy after its first season

Fox has opted not to renew the latest installment in the 24 franchise for a second season. The anthology will feature new characters. Ratings, starting with the show's debut following February's Super...

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Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse

Comey writes in his testimony that he immediately started documenting his conversations with Trump. Coats, who was confirmed as Trump's national intelligence director in mid-March, said: ...

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The 2017 general election explained for non-Brits

Voting ends at 10pm BST. With polls at odds on how close the election will be, the outcome is far less certain than at the start of the campaign seven weeks ago, when Mrs May was projected to win ...

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Thomas Fraser-Holmes banned for missing tests

Thomas Fraser-Holmes banned for missing tests

Australian Olympian Thomas Fraser-Holmes stands to miss next year's Commonwealth Games after being hit with a 12-month ban for missing a trio of drug tests. Fraser-Holmes, who is in Monaco set to co...

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Wyden: Trump interference with Comey nearly 'Watergate-level'

Wyden: Trump interference with Comey nearly 'Watergate-level'

According to the testimony , the Attorney General "did not reply". "His exceptional abilities were recognized, and he was brought to the Department of Justice headquarters.where he performed superbly...

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Speaker Ryan says Trump loyalty request inappropriate

I replied only that "he is a good guy". On the Comey statement , Mr. Trump chose to express satisfaction. Reacting to the prepared testimony on Wednesday evening, Trump's private legal co...

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Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea

Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea

The National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Md., as seen in June 2013. The documents contained information that was part of its story titled " Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hackin...

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Comey's statement gives both Democrats and Republicans something to pick on

Comey's statement gives both Democrats and Republicans something to pick on

Mr Comey did not say whether he thought the president's actions amounted to obstructing the investigation, a charge made by some Democrats, and which is expected to feature highly in lawmakers' quest...

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Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia

Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia

The sudden isolation has spurred Qatar to hold talks with Turkey , Iran and others to secure food and water supplies, said a Qatari official. Qatar's US ambassador, Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani, told Th...

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Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey testimony: lawyer

Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey testimony: lawyer

CGTN's Nathan King goes into the details. That was five weeks before Trump fired Comey, and the former director will nearly certainly be asked whether an investigation was subsequently opened during...

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Police arrests 6 men in actions directed against terror in UK

All three assailants in Saturday's attack were fatally shot by police within eight minutes of the first emergency calls. May did not answer repeated questions from reporters on June 5 on the police ...

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Iran rejects US statements on attacks in Tehran

The semi-official ISNA news agency said all entrance and exit gates at parliament were closed and that lawmakers and reporters were ordered to remain in place inside the chamber. The Islamic Stat...

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More bodies found in search for Myanmar military plane

The plane carried 106 passengers - mostly families of military personnel - and 14 crew members. Gen. Myat Min Oo said a total of 10 bodies have been found as of late Thursday morning by a navy ship ...

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Polls on eve of UK election suggest PM May will boost majority

Polls on eve of UK election suggest PM May will boost majority

Polling companies were criticised for their inaccuracy ahead of the 2015 election, with none of 92 monitored by David Cowling, editor of the Corporation's political research unit, predicting the 7 per...

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Warriors rally late to put LeBron and Cavaliers in 3-0 hole

Warriors rally late to put LeBron and Cavaliers in 3-0 hole

It gets your team fired up and it locks you back in to be competitive and not give your opponent an inch. The key for us is to be able to counter that as quickly and early as possible. It was 94.78 ...

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Voting begins in Britain's snap elections

Voting begins in Britain's snap elections

Jeremy Corbyn remained the most tweeted-about leader on the campaign trail as the General Election neared its end, analysis of Twitter data by the Press Association has found. The Conservatives s...

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Trump says Qatar row shows his Middle East trip is 'paying off'

Trump says Qatar row shows his Middle East trip is 'paying off'

Qatar is home to a large USA military base. Trump's Tuesday tweet - in which he said "all reference was pointing to Qatar" as a financer of extremism - was especially surprising given Qatar's rol...

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UAE bans expressions of sympathy toward Qatar

UAE bans expressions of sympathy toward Qatar

The five Arab countries have long-decried Qatar's relationship with the Shiite-led country Iran and support for regional terror groups including Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood - a claim that...

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Ex-CIA chief: No 'smoking gun' in Comey statement

Here are his full prepared remarks , annotated by NPR journalists. In Comey's statement, he confirms numerous bombshell reports circulating in the press since Trump fired him on May 9: that Tr...

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UK to vote in general election 2017

The vote will decide whether May or her Labour Party rival Jeremy Corbyn takes control of Britain's exit from the European Union - a two-year negotiation which will plot a new course for the...

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